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Researchers Make Breakthroughs in Autonomous Vehicle Systems

In recent years, autonomous vehicles have made significant progress. Waymo, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, recently incorporated its next-generation hardware sensor system into its Jaguar I-Pace vehicles. The company will use the system to collect data for training machine-learning models. In March, General Motors announced plans to invest over $20 billion USD through […]

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U.S. Postal Service Tests Autonomous Trucks in Two-Week Pilot Program

On 21 May 2019, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) launched a two-week pilot program that utilizes self-driving trucks to transport mail from Phoenix, Arizona to Dallas, Texas. This test is a major step toward commercializing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology for hauling freight. The self-driving trucks traveled on major interstates, covering more than 21,000 in 45 […]

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Are We Ready for Pilotless Planes?

While the government’s vision is to have driverless cars on the road by 2021, new research shows that 57% of UK citizens wouldn’t feel safe in an autonomous vehicle (AV). However, nearly two-thirds of respondents said they feel safe when flying aboard an airplane. What many respondents may not realize is pilots train in a […]

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